H.R. 1526 (113th): Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act


Apr 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 20, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Doc Hastings

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2013
Length: 140 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To restore employment and educational opportunities in, and improve the economic stability of, counties containing National Forest System land, while also reducing Forest Service management costs, by ensuring that such counties have a dependable source of revenue from National Forest System land, to provide a temporary extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2013--Passed House amended.Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act - TitleI - Restoring the Commitment to Rural Counties and SchoolsSection103 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) (the Secretary in ... Read more >

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Apr 12, 2013

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Jul 31, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Sep 20, 2013
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1526”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Sep 20, 2013 12:17 p.m.
Passed 244/173

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